I love this lens!!!!!!

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    So I rented a Sigma 150-500mm 3/6.5 and can I just say wow. Granted I have only taken one picture with it so far (Sports day tomorrow), but I have never been able to get this picture until now.

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    If I had a grand to drop I just might buy this monster of a lens! Tomorrow I will be shooting 2 football games, a roller derby, and a baseball game, so we will see how well it holds up there.
     
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    Fantastic shot! That lens is amazing!
     
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    Wow... just wow.. that's all i can say. I am amazed at the detail of the moon so close up.
     
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    I know!!!!!!! This lens is crazy. It weighs like 8 pounds and is almost as long as my arm when fully extended, but fantastic just for a moon shot alone!
     
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    Whats the advantages/disadvantages of this lens vs. The sigma 50-500 os one that's about?
     
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    I have no idea. I have never seen the Sigma 50-500mm. I have never used a better lens than my Sigma 70-300 (Which isn't all that great) or my Nikkor 200. I am renting different big lenses since I am planning on buying one very soon.
     
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    I wish the Sigma 150-500 mm was f/3-6.3, but it's not, it's f/5-6.3.

    The newer Sigma 50-500 mm with OS, is f/4.5-6.3 and costs $1600. Sigma had a 50-500 mm without OS (also f/4.5-6.3) that was about the same priice as the 150-500.
     
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    Love it!!! How awesome is that lens!
     
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    Awesome shot!
     
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    That right there makes me want to look around here (Chilliwack) and see if I can rent a lens or something. This is a wicked shot my friend!
     
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    It's a very slow lens for shooting sport
     
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    Not if it's mid-day, sun high in the sky. :)
     

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